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Object Name Insulator
Catalog Number 1993.8.449
Maker Whitall-Tatum & Company
Date ca. 1855
Material(s) Glass
Dimensions H-4.525 Dia-3.625 Cir-11.625 inches
Description This is a clear glass insulator with a pronounced dome and side wire groove. It has an inner skirt and a plane base with no drip points. The interior of the crown is threaded.
Notes Collected by the donor from antique stores, barns, etc. in southern Indiana, Ohio, and Kentucky over the last thirty years.
Collection George Underhill Collection
People Whitall-Tatum & Company
Whitall Tatum Company
Subjects Telecommunications industry
Telecommunication lines
Telecommunication cables
Telegraph & telephone poles
Telegraph lines
Telegraph poles
Telephone poles
Telephone lines
Physical Holder Kentucky Historical Society - KHS